PSTC named Melinda Einsla, research scientist within the Dow Adhesives business of The Dow Chemical Company, as the recipient of its coveted 2018 Carl Dahlquist Award. The award is named for innovator Carl Dahlquist, who developed the Dahlquist criterion of tack, which determines if the modulus value of a material is low enough to be considered a pressure sensitive adhesive.
PSTC presents the Dahlquist Award to one speaker during its annual technical conference who, following the evaluation of a panel of judges, demonstrates the very best in research relating to adhesive tape technology. The selection covers a range of criteria, concentrating on originality and scientific contribution, but also includes presentation and quality of visuals. Read more.